DOE Science Showcase - "Curiosity" R&D

U.S. Department of Energy laboratories and their researchers are helping keep the Mars Science Laboratory “Curiosity” rover functioning on Mars for the next 23 months. Search the DOE’s Energy Citations Database and other DOE Collections to learn more about some of the research that makes this mission possible. Learn more about ChemCam, the MMRTG, Signs of Life, and Beyond Curiosity in the white paper Department of Energy R&D for the Mars Science Laboratory, by Dr. William Watson, Physicist, OSTI staff.

 

Curiosity
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech 

Curiosity new ChemCam
Image Credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory

 

 

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Last updated on Wednesday 15 March 2017